Inhofe to EPA: Conduct 'neonic' risk assessments with caution

Senate Environment Committee chairman takes issue with EPA's handling of neonicotinoid risk assessments.

Sen. Jim Inhofe (R., Okla), chairman of the Senate Environment & Public Works Committee, sent a letter to Jim Jones, assistant administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Pesticide Programs (OPP), expressing concern with a series of risk assessments being conducted on neonicotinoid insecticides, known as “neonics.”

Neonics have been

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